How Sweet is His Love

When troubled my soul, and when peace I would find

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [When troubled my soul, and when peace I would find] (Excell)
Published in 30 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When troubled my soul and when peace I would find,
How sweet is the love of Jesus!
When lonely I feel, and when friends are unkind,
How sweet is His love to me!

Chorus:
O how sweet, O how sweet is His love,
How sweet is His love to me!
When friends all have gone, and I suffer alone,
How sweet is His love to me!

2 When fainting and helpless I fall in despair,
How sweet is the love of Jesus!
When suff'ring with pain, and when sorrow I bear,
How sweet is His love to me! [Chorus]

3 When dark is the night and when sorely distressed,
How sweet is the love of Jesus!
When longing my soul for His comfort and rest,
How sweet is His love to me! [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #194

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When troubled my soul, and when peace I would find
Title: How Sweet is His Love
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: O how sweet, O how sweet is His love
Copyright: Public Domain

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